An influential alderman’s complaint about cracks along a recently repaved stretch of Wentworth on Thursday prompted Mayor Rahm Emanuel to order a citywide audit to determine whether shoddy work by private contractors set the stage for an epidemic of potholes.
As the murder trial of Allan Kustok entered its twelfth day, court proceedings slowed to a crawl Thursday as dueling forensics experts offered competing explanations Read More
Dibs isn’t dead in Chicago, but it’s about to take a break after one last weekend. On Monday, the Department of Streets and Sanitation will Read More
Dr. Ram Raju, the chief executive of Cook County’s $1 billion-a-year health system, is leaving after two years in that job to take a high-level Read More
A high-ranking leader of the Latin Kings street gang who once ordered a young thief be disciplined by having his hands broken with a hammer Read More
A Canadian refueling ship disabled by an engine fire pulled into Pearl Harbor under tow Thursday morning with nearly 300 sailors aboard. The HMCS Protecteur Read More
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine — Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to Read More